Homestead & Florida City, Florida

Approximately a 45-minute drive southwest of Port Miami and Miami International Airport you’ll find the area of Homestead and Florida City.  This area boasts a lot of history as well as exciting adventures!  Florida City is the southernmost municipality in the South Florida area. Stroll along the street of the historical downtown of Homestead and stop into the City Hall Museum to get an idea of what life was like for the founding fathers.  The antique fire truck provides a…

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North Miami, Biscayne Park, North Miami Beach, El Portal, & Miami Shores Florida

The area of North Miami, Biscayne Park, North Miami Beach, El Portal and Miami Shores is situated 15 minutes north of Port Miami and 20 minutes northwest of Miami International Airport.  You will find much more to explore here than just the iconic beaches. In the spirit of jigsaw puzzles, North Miami is home to one of the largest ever done in the form of an ancient Spanish Monastery, originally built in the 1100s and used for that purpose for 700 years.…

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Hialeah, Hialeah Gardens, & Opa Locka, Florida

The area of Hialeah and Hialeah Gardens is about 20 minutes north of the Miami International Airport and about 25 minutes north and west of Port Miami.  It is centered around a large Cuban community and features lots of parks, creativity, and art. Amelia Earhart Park is the largest in the area with five lakes, water skiing, wakeboarding, mountain bike trails, a petting zoo, boat rentals, a bark park, a farm, disc golf, a Tom Sawyer Island tree fort, and…

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Pinecrest, Florida

Just over 20 minutes south of Miami International Airport and under 30 minutes southwest of Port Miami, you will find the Village of Pinecrest.  The village is home to a number of parks featuring tennis courts, soccer fields, picnic areas, green spaces, and lots more, but the crown jewel of the village is Pinecrest Gardens.  The Gardens feature over 1000 varieties of tropical plants and trees.  There is also a beautiful indoor space for parties and gatherings as well.  The park…

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Key Biscayne, Florida

If you travel about 20 minutes’ drive south and east of Port Miami and about 30 minutes southeast from Miami International Airport, you’ll find the island village of Key Biscayne.  Located just across Biscayne Bay from Miami, Key Biscayne is home to current and past notables such as actor Brad Pitt, former President Richard Nixon (his “Florida White House”), singer and actor Cher, and actor Andy Garcia. Water sports and activities are king here as you can imagine.  There are…

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Miami Springs, Virginia Gardens, & Medley, Florida

Miami Springs is located approximately 20 minutes’ drive west and north of Port Miami and about 15 minutes north of Miami International Airport.  You will really get the small-town feel here.  The center piece of activity is the Circle which appropriately enough is in the middle of downtown and features a large gazebo.  The grounds play host to several festivals and events throughout the year including the Festival of Fine Arts and the River Cities Festival.               The City…

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Miami Lakes, Florida

The Town of Miami Lakes is found 20 minutes north of the Miami International Airport and about ½ an hour north and west of Port Miami.  The town was once part of a very large dairy farm and you will see cows in pastures right outside of downtown.  The animal is a very important part of the community and you will see them honored in many ways.  They even occasionally get loose and take a trek through town!         The…

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Palmetto Bay, Florida

Drive a half an hour southwest from Port Miami or the same amount of time due south from Miami International Airport and you will come to the Village of Palmetto Bay. The centerpiece attraction here is the Charles Deering Estate.  Mr. Deering, his brother James of neighboring Vizcaya fame, and their father were the founders and owners of Deering Harvester, which became International Harvester. The estate is a true treasure and has many opportunities to enjoy history, nature, music and…

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Miami Gardens, Florida

The city of Miami Gardens is located about 30 minutes’ drive north and slightly east of the Miami International Airport and about 20 minutes north and slightly west of Port Miami.  Sports are the name of the game here, particularly football, tennis, and golf.  There’s also a horse race track and casino for those that prefer a little gaming. Miami Gardens is home to the Hard Rock Stadium where the NFL Miami Dolphins play.  Since the 2019 debut of the…

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Doral and Sweetwater, Florida

Travel about 25 minutes west and north from Port Miami or about 25 minutes west and north from Miami International Airport and you will find the area of Doral and Sweetwater. This community is very diverse and offers activities for everyone from high-end shopping to parks and green spaces for relaxing.  There are festivals to attend, music performances to enjoy, and even comedy to revel in.  The downtown area offers shopping, restaurants, and entertainment in many forms. The most prominent…

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Drug-Free Pain Relief with Soothie° Cushion

  Drug-Free Pain Relief with Soothie° Cushion Have you experienced an injury recently?  Maybe a twisted ankle, or knee?  Perhaps you have strained your back, wrenched your shoulder, or have hurt yourself in some similar way? Many people are not able to take pain medication as their bodies are not tolerant.  Still others don’t want to ingest them as a lifestyle choice. Soothie° Cushion can help in this situation!  Your doctor might advise you to alternate hot and cold therapy…

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Contrast Therapy Provided by Soothie° Cushion

Contrast Therapy Provided by Soothie° Cushion Have you ever had a doctor or physical therapist tell you to alternate using hot and cold therapy to treat a medical condition or injury?  Some people wonder why or how this can work.  This form of treatment is called contrast therapy and it involves applying both hot and cold in alternating time periods.  The reasons this works in most cases is two-fold. Hot therapy (also known as thermotherapy) is recognized for such benefits…

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Drug-Free Relief for Back Pain with Soothie° Cushion

Drug Free Relief for Back Pain – Soothie° Cushion During this pandemic it has become necessary for many people to work from home.  Unfortunately, not everyone has the same quality of office furniture at home versus what they experience in the office.  Even with upgraded equipment at their workplace, it can be extremely hard on the back and shoulders to sit at a desk for 8 or more hours a day. Also, during the pandemic, people have been taking to…

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Arthritis Drug-Free Treatment with Soothie° Cushion

  Arthritis Drug-Free Treatment with Soothie° Cushion Arthritis is a condition that can be extremely painful and debilitating for many people.  It most commonly affects the joints and can be recognized by the following symptoms, among others: Pain Stiffness Swelling Redness Decreased range of motion There are various modes of treatment, including medication.  One of the therapies often prescribed in conjunction with, or instead of drugs, is hot and cold therapy. The Soothie° Cushion is an electricity-free and mobile way…

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Specials

     Enjoy FREE Shipping with purchases of $50 or more.   Soothie° Click Image to Purchase Soothie° is the ultimate in Hot & Cold therapy to manage all the aches, pains, and discomforts that keep you from living your best life. Soothie° Cushion can be used to regulate multiple sclerosis and myasthenia gravis patients’ body temperature. In addition, it is utilized for overall wheelchair comfort, and to help relieve the pain of sciatica, scoliosis, arthritis, fibromyalgia, muscular dystrophy, sports injuries, migraines and more.  It’s the perfect way to provide hot and cold therapy as…

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Soothie° Cushion

    *** Have you used all of your FSA funds?  Soothie° is a product which qualifies under your Flexible Spending Account. *** FREE GIFT-- SNG Neck Gaiter Face Mask with Purchase of Soothie Our new upgraded version 2.0 Hot & Cold "Thermapeutic" cushion that lets you enjoy comfort by degrees naturally. We upgraded the zipper, snap hooks and made the webbing softer for a more comfortable wear. The Soothie° cushion helps relieve the pain of sciatica, scoliosis, arthritis, fibromyalgia, multiple…

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Scooter Etiquette

Scooter Etiquette Surprisingly, even with the large number of scooters/ power chairs being used today, there isn’t much guidance about how to courteously operate the equipment. Here are a few tips and etiquette suggestions to ensure that trips are safe and enjoyable for everyone: Operate your mobility scooter or power chair in a careful and considerate manner. Use a footpath or sidewalk when one is accessible. In most jurisdictions, you are considered a pedestrian and should avoid driving on the…

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Reasons for Using a Mobility Scooter

Reasons for Using a Mobility Scooter There are many reasons an individual might opt to use a mobility scooter, but comfort is probably at the top of everyone’s list.  Other reasons might include: Limits exertion of walking Ability to heal faster (in terms of a short-term injury) Ability to continue with daily activities Greater independence and freedom Ease of getting around Allows participation in activities not previously able to join Prevents strain on joints Ability to travel Speed Increased sociability…

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Soothie Cushion – Indicated Uses

Soothie Cushion – Indicated Uses Soothie Cushion is a treatment product that can provide both heating and cooling therapy simultaneously without the need for electricity.  The cushion can be worn on various parts of the body providing for a true hands-free experience. An excerpt from a blog written by Krizza Macairan, about the advantages of heat therapy follows: Heat is a powerful element of nature and it does not just help cook food but also heal and treat! Therapeutic heating,…

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Soothie° Cushion – Ways to Wear

Soothie° Cushion – Ways to Wear You may have seen our previous blog on the Soothie° Cushion in which we promised you more information on ways to wear and use it to provide drug-free relief of pain as well as elevated comfort.  Well, here it is! Soothie∘ Cushion is the ultimate back support and therapy system. Enjoy HOT or COLD therapy and back support on the go...at home - work - car - airplane. It straps to your chair AND…

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MiraBurst Taste Testing

MiraBurst Taste Testing Are you looking to enjoy a healthier diet?  Maybe cut down on your sugar in-take because of Diabetes, or other health issues?  Or maybe you are just looking for some fun to share with your family and friends?  Host a MiraBurst Taste Testing party!  You can even do it over Zoom, or another sharing software.  It’s a great way to try MiraBurst tablets to see first-hand the benefits and have some fun at the same time. MiraBurst…

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MiraBurst and COVID-19

MiraBurst and COVID-19 As you may know, one of the side effects of the COVID-19 virus for some people is the loss of taste.  To that I say, “Try MiraBurst!” MiraBurst is a tablet made of 100% miracle fruit.  The miracle fruit is primarily grown in Africa and possesses a substance called miraculin.  The miraculin in the fruit interacts with the taste receptors on the tongue.  After dissolving a MiraBurst tablet on the tongue, the receptors that normally would recognize…

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Lift Chairs – How They Help/Why to Use

Lift Chairs – How They Help/Why to Use If you, or someone you know, have mobility issues you might want to consider using a lift chair.  These chairs look and act like a typical recliner with the added ability of tilting forward to assist the user into a more upright position.  The benefits of a lift chair are many. Transfers from a wheelchair, or a scooter, can be awkward at best and dangerous at worst.  Many injuries can happen during…

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Hotel Dello Fort Lauderdale Airport, Tapestry Collection by Hilton

Hotel Dello Fort Lauderdale Airport, Tapestry Collection by Hilton 28 S Federal Hwy, Dania Beach, FL 33004 Reservation Number:  800.774.1500 TDDY/TTY:  800.368.1133   Arrival Information Check-in and Check-out Check-in: 3:00 PM Check-out: 12:00 PM Early check-in based upon availability. Accessible registration desk Guest Room Accessibility 7 Accessible Rooms with 33" wide doorways  Accessible route from public entrance to accessible guest rooms Bathroom: Roll-in shower Bathroom grab bars Bathtub grab bars Lowered sink and vanity Portable shower chair Adjustable, hand-held shower…

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Places to Use Your FlexSafe® by AquaVault

          Places to Use Your FlexSafe® by AquaVault You may have seen our recent blog on a fantastic product called the FlexSafe® by Aquavault.  The amazing bag allows you to securely store your small valuables while you are traveling, or out and about.  You can read the product feature blog here. There are many places you can take advantage of the peace of mind the FlexSafe affords you while enjoying yourself. Many hotels and cruise lines…

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Benefits of FlexSafe® by AquaVault

Benefits of FlexSafe by Aquavault So, you are lounging beside the pool at your favorite hotel and decide to take a swim.  What do you do with your valuables?  It’s not a good idea to try to hide them because you never know who is watching.  Bags and other open items can be rifled through by strangers.  What if you had a secure and locked place to store them right at your lounge chair?  Check out the FlexSafe by Aquavault.…

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MiraBurst Beneficial for Healthy Eaters

MiraBurst Beneficial for Healthy Eaters MiraBurst is a naturally grown, non-GMO taste enhancing fruit which has many nutritional and health benefits! These miracle fruit products temporarily modify the perception of the taste of any food. This berry turns sour to sweet, changing sour and acidic food and drink into something delectably sweet for up to 60 minutes without adding any sweeteners to the food or drink. Awaken your taste buds and give your health a happy boost with the MiraBurst®…

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MiraBurst Beneficial for Children

MiraBurst Beneficial for Children MiraBurst is a naturally grown, non-GMO taste enhancing fruit which has many nutritional and health benefits! These miracle fruit products temporarily modify the perception of the taste of any food. This berry turns sour to sweet, changing sour and acidic food and drink into something delectably sweet for up to 60 minutes without adding any sweeteners to the food or drink. Awaken your taste buds and give your health a happy boost with the MiraBurst® Miracle…

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MiraBurst Beneficial for Chemotherapy Patients

MiraBurst Beneficial for Chemotherapy Patients MiraBurst is a naturally grown, non-GMO taste enhancing fruit which has many nutritional and health benefits! These miracle fruit products temporarily modify the perception of the taste of any food. This berry turns sour to sweet, changing sour and acidic food and drink into something delectably sweet for up to 60 minutes without adding any sweeteners to the food or drink. Awaken your taste buds and give your health a happy boost with the MiraBurst®…

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MiraBurst Beneficial for Pre-Diabetics

MiraBurst Beneficial for Pre-Diabetics MiraBurst is a naturally grown, non-GMO taste enhancing fruit which has many nutritional and health benefits! These miracle fruit products temporarily modify the perception of the taste of any food. This berry turns sour to sweet, changing sour and acidic food and drink into something delectably sweet for up to 60 minutes without adding any sweeteners to the food or drink. Awaken your taste buds and give your health a happy boost with the MiraBurst® Miracle…

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